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Happy Holidays From Dave Gillis and Staff

Dave Gillis and Staff at Gillis Home Building Centre in Sydney River NS would like to wish family, friends and customers this past year a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

The sales will continue each week during December at Gillis Home Hardware in Sydney NS with specials on every day items as well as seasonal items right through until after Christmas!

Happy Holidays

Whether you are stringing up the lights and need new bulbs, a hammer, staples, or duct tape.. Gillis Home Building Supplies in Cape Breton has what you need to get that project completed.

Trying to finish up a new deck or garage this time of year before the snow flies?

Well The home building experts at Gillis have a full team of home design and renovation contractors at their disposal to help draw up plans for your deck, shed or basement apartment no problem.

It certainly is expensive building a brand new home so don’t waste a penny of your budget. Talk to a home building expert in Sydney NS before turning a sod or buying new property.

Gillis Home Renovation and Design experts have renovated and built many homes in Cape Breton in the past few years so they know a thing or two about pouring basements, home construction, roofing, siding, and all the finer details of construction.

Don’t waste your time on searching up private contractors on Google, turn to the number one home renovation company in Cape Breton – Gillis Home Building Centre for all your lumber and home design needs.

If you want to ask the home install team at Gillis for advice before tackling any larger job like a home renovation or dream home build, don’t hesitate to call to book a consultation – (902) 539–0738

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Deals For Dad – Gillis Home Building Centre

Father's Day Sales Gillis Home Building CentreThis Father’s Day in Cape Breton, Gillis Building Supplies has many deals for dad in stock including BBQ’s, Air Conditioners, & Pedestal FansCall (902) 539 – 0738 or stop by 1076 Kings Road in Sydney River NS to start saving!

If you are planning on adding on a room to your home, building a new dock, or starting a baby barn, Gillis Home Building Centre has all your home building supplies in stock! The home install experts at Gillis Home Centre in Sydney River, Cape Breton, can help you get started with your new dream home plans as well!




644” 40,000 BTU


SKU: #6421-152

Price: $399.99


  • 40,000 BTU stainless steel tube burner system
  • 10,000 BTU professional inset side burner
  • 644 sq. in. total cooking surface including porcelain coated warming rack
  • 444 sq. in. primary cooking surface
  • Cast iron cooking grid
  • Stainless steel cooking system
  • Four stainless steel tube burners
  • Linear Flow infinitely adjustable burner valves
  • Sure-Lite electronic ignition system
  • Deluxe Accu-Temp Thermometer
  • Stainless steel hood panel with stylish cast aluminum end caps
  • Dura-Bilt porcelain enamel cookbook
  • Stainless steel control panel and shelf fascias
  • Black powder coat frame, front panel and side shelves
  • 6″ injection moulded wheels
  • 56″ L x 23″ W x 46″ H



SKU: #6421-135

Price: $139.99

2 BURNER 3990”



  • 25,000 BTU stainless steel burner system
  • 390 sq. in. total cooking surface including chrome coated warming rack
  • Porcelain coated wire cooking grids
  • Sure-Lite ignition system
  • Accu-flow burner valves
  • Sure-Lite ignition system
  • Die cast aluminum oven
  • Weather resistant sturdy steel side shelves
  • Black powder coat control panel and cart
  • 50″ L x 24″ W x 45.5″ H




SKU: #3812-966

Price: $219.99


  • 6,000 BTU air conditioner
  • 11.2 EER – 115 volts
  • 3 fan speeds
  • Easy washable filter
  • 24-hour timer with sleep mode
  • Remote control included
  • Quick to install
  • Includes: window filling panel and mounting hardware
  • For room size of 250 sq.ft.
  • Eco-friendly R-410A refrigerant
  • Energy Star
  • 5 amperage
  • 536 Watts
  • 18-9/16 W x 15-3/4 D x 13-3/8 H

  • PEDESTAL FAN – 3 SPEED 16” #3828-259 — $223.99


  • TUFX – 5 CU. FT. POLY TRAY WHEELBARROW #5160-256 — $82.99

  • YARD MACHINES – 159CC 21” 2 IN 1 FRONT WHEEL DRIVE GAS LAWN MOWER #5124-644 — $379.99


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Home Building Supplies Cape Breton

Gillis Home Building Centre has all the home building supplies you’ll need in Cape Breton including roofing, siding, bathroom vanities, kitchens cabinets, and a whole host of just about anything to do with interior or exterior home building supplies.

Local Home Building Contractors

home building contractors cape bretonIf you need a garage package or even a garage installed, Gillis has you covered. You can find all the building materials necessary to complete that home installation package or even get our qualified team of local home building contractors to do the job for you. There many be many window or siding installers in the construction industry in Cape Breton, but there are only a few that are specialists in their field.

Gillis Home Building Centre work with only the best contractors in the business. If there is a renovation going on in your area, more than likely Gillis is behind the job. Gillis Home Centre has built many a home in Cape Breton over the years and can help with any home construction needs. We have many contractors that we work with on a daily basis in Sydney, NS and beyond that can install your garage package, a new roof, or even renovate your bathroom or bedroom when the time comes.

Gillis Home Installation Work

Gillis is your Center for home building throughout the Industrial Cape Breton area and have built up a long lasting and trusting relationship with literally hundreds of customers over the years. Here is just a few jobs that they have helped their clients and contractors with recently in Cape Breton:

  • Home building materials

  • Electrical

  • Paint

  • Hardware

  • Plumbing

  • Bathrooms and kitchens

  • Windows & doors

  • Siding & insulation

  • Garage Packages and installation

  • Roofing supplies and installation

For the best home building products and installation services in Cape Breton, give Dave Gillis a call at (902) 539 – 0738 to help start  your next home improvement project.


Home Building Guarantee

home building guaranteeAt Gillis Home Building Supplies, they have a home installation guarantee that surpasses most. Their commitment to keeping customers happy and providing complete warrantied work using superior products is an above standard warranty package that is well known in the home building industry in Cape Breton.

Everything from the roof to the basement, from the walls to the floor is guaranteed with each home installation package at Gillis.

The home construction guarantee means a lot for people who need help with construction needs in Cape Breton. People are always looking for construction companies they can trust to get the job done right and on time.  The Gillis Home Installations Department caters to the individual who need any type of home installation need from garage packages to kitchen cabinets. No job is too big or too small for the fine folks at Gillis! With a motto like “We install it right, guaranteed”, how can you go wrong?

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